Early Monday morning, Belgian university researcher Mathy Vanhoef launched a website detailing a new hack he discovered that essentially leaves all Wi-Fi connected devices vulnerable to cybercriminals.
On Thursday, a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee will meet to review an experimental drug called Luxturna. If approved, it would become the first gene therapy for the treatment of an inherited disease in the United States.
Energy drink maker Red Bull is looking for college students from Utah and across the country to compete in its second annual Hack the Hits event — a 48-hour hackathon in which competitors must design and build a playable tech music innovation.
Last summer, a group of hackers showed how easy it is to infiltrate a bunch of voting machines. During a conference held in Las Vegas, they exposed flaws in election equipment currently used in the U.S.
In recognition of October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, local organizations like the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and Utah Department of Public Safety are holding events and performing outreach to help keep businesses and residents cybersafe.
The Salt Lake Astronomical Society hosted a sun party in Murray Saturday where astronomy enthusiasts spent part of their weekend peering directly at the brightest, most powerful star in the solar system and learning about the universe.